TRAVEL TECHNOLOGY NEWS

  • Futuristic ‘green roads’ to charge electric vehicles

    Published on : Thursday, January 5, 2017

    With the growing scarcity of bio-fuels, scientists are working day and night to come up with alternative ways to run vehicles. Electric cars are considered to be one of those alternative vehicles. But there is only one problem, the cars …

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  • ‘Misleading’ adverts of Ryanair and LastMinute.com banned by ASA

    Published on : Wednesday, January 4, 2017

    The advertisement watchdog, Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) recently banned TV advertisements of Ryanair and LastMinute.com for misleading their customers to buy flight tickets and holiday packages, by making false promises. Two separate advertisements of the two companies forced several people …

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  • $14 million ‘flying car’ to reach market by 2020

    Published on : Wednesday, January 4, 2017

    Riding a futuristic flying car is about to become a reality for the globetrotters as a tech firm from Israel is soon to launch the passenger drone by 2020. The 1500 kg flying car ‘Cormorant’ can travel at a speed …

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  • Cruise companies employ innovative tech, aims to beat robots

    Published on : Wednesday, January 4, 2017

    Thanks to the rapidly progressing avenues of technology, cruise ships are now well-equipped with onboard apps, communications systems, humanoid information-dispensing robots, robotic bartending arms and speedier wireless service.   Cruise operators are signaling that in 2017, they would start getting …

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  • Carnival Corporation develops game changing travellers’ experience with wearable tech

    Published on : Wednesday, January 4, 2017

    Carnival Corporation & plc, the world’s largest leisure travel company with 10 global cruise line brands, announced it has developed the world’s first interactive guest experience platform capable of transforming vacation travel into a highly personalized and elevated level of …

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  • Bombardier’s INNOVIA Metro 300 Enters Service in Kuala Lumpur

    Published on : Saturday, December 31, 2016

    Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation and partner Hartasuma today announced the launch of the latest INNOVIA Metro 300 train in the Asia Pacific region.   The new train enters service on the extended Kelana Jaya Light Rail Transit (LRT) Line …

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  • Boeing awarded the US Air Force to continue GPS modernization!

    Published on : Wednesday, February 13, 2013

    Boeing will continue modernizing the Global Positioning System (GPS) satellite constellation for up to five more years, extending the company’s role in the vital military and civilian navigation network. The U.S. Air Force, which operates the GPS network, recently awarded …

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  • Aero Club Russia announced business with Travelport platform!

    Published on : Wednesday, February 13, 2013

      Travelport, the business services provider to the global travel industry, and Aero Club, Russia’s leading travel management company (TMC), have today announced that the TMC will move part of their business to the Travelport platform.  As part of this …

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  • Enjoy ice TV Live with Emirates!

    Published on : Wednesday, February 13, 2013

    Emirates, one of the world’s fastest growing airlines, has launched ‘ice TV Live’ as part of its on-going efforts to provide the latest in on-board entertainment. Emirates will now offer up to four channels of as-it-happens television viewing.   ice …

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  • Boeing and Elbit signed memorandum to enhance defense solutions!

    Published on : Tuesday, February 12, 2013

    Boeing and Elbit Systems Ltd. have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that supports the growth of both companies through the joint pursuit of opportunities for self-defense solutions for Boeing military aircraft in international markets. The companies will offer Elbit Systems’ …

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  • Abacus International Appoints New Vice President of Marketing

    Published on : Monday, February 11, 2013

    Abacus International, Asia Pacific’s leading provider of travel solutions and services announced that Martin Symes has been named Vice President of Marketing, where he will lead product and content marketing, corporate and marketing communications, market research and training. Mr Symes …

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  • Travelport and Rickshaw Travels announce continued partnership

    Published on : Monday, February 11, 2013

    Travelport and Rickshaw Travel Group (Rickshaw Travels), a major East African tour operator, have announced the continuation of their successful business relationship with the signing of a three-and-a half year renewal contract. The new deal will see Travelport continue to …

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  • MGTO Additionally Launches Android Version of "Experience Macau" App

    Published on : Monday, February 11, 2013

    Macau Government Tourist Office (MGTO) additionally launches the Android version of its “Experience Macau” App, which enables more visitors to acquire the latest Macau travel information and experience Macau freely and easily at anytime. MGTO first launched the iPhone App …

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  • EUROPEAN WATERWAYS Offering Unique adventures with “LONGER WATERWAY JOURNEYS”!

    Published on : Thursday, February 7, 2013

    For the upcoming cruising season, hotel barge operator European Waterways is highlighting its one-of-a-kind “Longer Waterways Journeys,” which are trans-regional  “voyages of exploration” traversing the inland waterways of Europe.  Sure to please travelers looking for a sense of adventure, they …

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  • Frasers Hospitality Pte Ltd Launches Mobile Website

    Published on : Thursday, February 7, 2013

    Travellers on-the-go will now be able to make reservations at any of Frasers Hospitality Pte Ltd’s (Frasers) Gold-Standard serviced apartments worldwide via their smartphones anytime, anywhere, with the launch of the group’s new mobile-optimised website (www.frasershospitality.com). As part of the …

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  • Wego introduced Headquarters in Dubai Internet City, Mohamad Ibrahim Masri named as regional Managing Director!

    Published on : Thursday, February 7, 2013

    Wego, the travel metasearch engine in the Asia Pacific and Middle East is establishing a dedicated full-service operation in Dubai as part of its global expansion strategy following a year of record growth in the region. Wego launched the world’s …

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  • The Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites Selects PSAV for Event Technologies

    Published on : Wednesday, February 6, 2013

    Recently the Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites in the heart of Los Angeles chose PSAV Presentation Services as their event technology partner. Based on its reputation for having the best people and event technologies in the business, PSAV® Presentation Services …

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  • Bombardier Wins International Innovation Awards

    Published on : Wednesday, February 6, 2013

    Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation has won two international innovation awards for its TrackSafe technology designed to improve safety and productivity for railway track workers. Bombardier received one of 15 Innovation Awards presented by the Institution of Engineering and Technology …

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